[PHOTOS] Kagwe, Matiang'i hold first meeting with clerics on reopening of places of worship

Kagwe, Matiang'i hold first meeting with clerics on reopening of places of worship

In Summary

• The state has been easing restrictions and on Tuesday, extended operation hours for eateries from 4pm to 7.30pm.

• Clerics have been calling for reopening of churches, saying all safety protocols will be adhered to.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe, inter-faith council chairman Archbishop Anthony Muheria, Interior CS Fred Matian'gi and other clerics at Ufungamano House, Nairobi, on June 17, 2020.
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe, inter-faith council chairman Archbishop Anthony Muheria, Interior CS Fred Matian'gi and other clerics at Ufungamano House, Nairobi, on June 17, 2020.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe, inter-faith council chairman Archbishop Anthony Muheria, Interior CS Fred Matian'gi and other clerics at Ufungamano House, Nairobi, on June 17, 2020.
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe, inter-faith council chairman Archbishop Anthony Muheria, Interior CS Fred Matian'gi and other clerics at Ufungamano House, Nairobi, on June 17, 2020.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe,with clerics at Ufungamano House, Nairobi, on June 17, 2020.
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe,with clerics at Ufungamano House, Nairobi, on June 17, 2020.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe and Interior CS Fred Matian'gi on Wednesday held an inaugural meeting with the inter-faith council established to discuss ways to reopen places of worship while preventing the spread of Covid-19.

Archbishop Anthony Muheria was last week appointed the chairman of the council.

The first meeting was held at Ufungamano House in Nairobi.

The state has been easing restrictions and on Tuesday, extended operation hours for eateries from 4pm to 7.30pm.

Clerics have been calling for reopening of churches, saying all safety protocols will be adhered to.

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe and Interior CS Fred Matian'gi with clerics at Ufungamano House, Nairobi, on June 17, 2020.
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe and Interior CS Fred Matian'gi with clerics at Ufungamano House, Nairobi, on June 17, 2020.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Interior CS Fred Matian'gi with clerics at Ufungamano House, Nairobi, on June 17, 2020.
Interior CS Fred Matian'gi with clerics at Ufungamano House, Nairobi, on June 17, 2020.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe with clerics at Ufungamano House, Nairobi, on June 17, 2020.
Health CS Mutahi Kagwe with clerics at Ufungamano House, Nairobi, on June 17, 2020.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI